| May 17, 2016

Career Networking for Newbies

Illustration of a Handshake - Career Networking for Newbies

I was not always good at professional networking … and I’m still not that good, but when I came to college, I understood that networking is one of the most important skills to advance one’s career, land internships, jobs, and, in my opinion, make the most of the college experience. Through networking, I have met incredible → Read More

| May 13, 2016

The iSchool is More Than Just Grad School

iSchool IM Student Amanda Quick

“Congratulations Amanda! You have been admitted to the iSchool,” read the subject line of the email that had just appeared in my inbox. I sat at a desk doing homework on the fifth floor of Bird Library and regardless of the “quiet” rules, I could barely keep my excitement to myself. Not only had I → Read More

| May 10, 2016

What is DCAP?

What is DCAP (Deloitte Consulting Apprenticeship Program)?

When people think of the iSchool, information technology is the first thing that comes to mind. And sometimes, people associate information technology professionals with a variety of stereotypes, such working in a cubicle and working alone. However, I’ve noticed from communicating with upperclassmen in my major that working as a technology consultant is the beaten → Read More

| May 5, 2016

Interviewing Tips: Beyond the Basics

Interviewing Tips

People love to give advice on interviewing tips and tricks, but you can only hear so many times “have a strong handshake,” or “make eye contact with the employer.” There are lots of other aspects of interviews that might get overlooked, but are important to discuss and cover. Below are some interviewing tips that you → Read More

| May 2, 2016

The It Girls Alumnae at NYCWiC 2016

The Syracuse University iSchool's It Girls Alumnae group at NYCWiC 2016.

The NYCWiC Conference is an annual event held for Women in the Computing and STEM related fields. Students and others in attendance have the unique opportunity to network, share stories and challenges, while building a professional community. Poster Competition: Make an App for That! It Girls Alumnae attended last year’s conference, and competed in a → Read More

| April 29, 2016

IM Student Brings Data Science to City Hall

Sam Edelstein

In 2011, former three-term mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, launched a $20+M initiative through Bloomberg Philanthropies whose goal was to give cities the financial capability to spark, attract, and cultivate innovation. Syracuse, NY became one of those cities in the fall of 2014. The awarding of this Bloomberg Grant to Syracuse entailed the use → Read More

| April 27, 2016

First an It Girl. Now an A+E Intern: Emily’s iSchool Story

First an It Girl. Now an A+E Intern: Emily's iSchool Story

Where it started … When I first came to visit Syracuse University, I was interested in business. I took my tour over at Whitman and I liked it, the building was nice, and I could see myself there – but I didn’t feel any spark yet. A parent of a current student at SU suggested → Read More

| April 25, 2016

Information Governance Basics with iSchool Alumna Ilona Koti

Information Governance Basics with iSchool Alumna Ilona Koti

iSchool alumna Ilona Koti is hosting a webinar with us on May 4. Before she gives her webinar, Ilona answered some questions for iSchool Graduate Recruitment Manager Erin Bartolo in order to help people better understand her area of expertise, information governance. Ilona is currently a Principal Consultant in Information Governance & Risk Management at ARK-IGC Information Governance Consulting. What → Read More

| April 22, 2016

From Goldman to Uber – An Alumni Journey

Menotti Minutillo

In the past few years, the term “disruptive technology” has become something used to signify a change in how things have been done. It symbolizes a new state of mind, a vision of millennials forging into the future, into uncharted territories, while exploring outside of the confines of past practices and into an area of → Read More

| April 18, 2016

Still Looking For Your Summer Internship? 6 Steps That Can Help

iSchool student McKenzie Miller at the EY (Ernst & Young) International Intern Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida.

As the end of the year creeps up, it seems at least twice a day you get asked the dreaded question: “So, what are you doing after school ends?” The job search world can seem like a scary place.  However, with a little help and a lot of ambition, nothing can stop you from landing → Read More